Tag: Just bloody think about it will you?

Churnalism In The Age Of Consumerism

A generation gap in attitudes towards cooking and eating is helping to fuel the UK’s food waste mountain, research reveals, driven by time-poor millennials who do not understand the value of the food on their plate. In contrast to savvy…

“Must Have Been An Inside Job, Sarge…”

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) was looking into a complaint made by a member of the public relating to Katy Bourne’s 2016 re-election campaign. The complainant contacted the IPCC after Ms Bourne posted on Facebook during the campaign that…

Backdoor Law…?

We’ve never had a ‘Good Samaritan’ Law here in England, unlike on the continent. But a little-noticed case last year may have now ushered that in. Initially treated as a murder, the charge was reduced to manslaughter: Michael Bowditch, of…

Rent Death-Seeking

Stephen Habgood (chairman of the national suicide prevention charity Papyrus) in the ‘Guardian’: Coroners are understandably reluctant to reach a verdict of suicide. Many families who have lost loved ones to suicide, particularly when the deceased are their children, do…

Moral Blackmail Is Legal, After All…

While disabled toilets have become more common than they once were, a sizeable minority of disabled people still can’t use them. That’s because they require specialist equipment, including a hoist, and, ideally, a changing table suitable for adults so their…

Maybe The RSPCA Should Handle Baby Adoptions..?

A cat breeder suffers ill health, neglects her animals, the RSPCA swoop: Many of the cats had illnesses including flu and eye infections, with seven of them so sick they had to be put down by a vet. The RSPCA…

Something To Keep An Eye On Next Monday…

What happens next Monday, you ask? Well, Jade Dunne will answer bail: Jade Dunne, 29, of Halstead, was originally questioned by police following an incident which saw her American pitbull fatally attack young Dexter Neal. The youngster had been visiting…

‘Third World’..? More Like Fourth!

Pradeep is one of thousands across India who are trying to solve one of the world’s greatest challenges; how to get 560 million people in India to stop going to the toilet outside. So, India needs to provide modern plumbing,…

Oh, Suddenly The Law’s A Hindrance…?

Shadow transport minister Andy McDonald told The Argus it was “deeply concerning” Sussex Police officers investigating the tragedy were being hindered in their work after a High Court ruling yesterday. The force took the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) to…

TANSTAAFL (Again)….

Whether you are a new mum wanting to make friends or a struggling parent needing support, children’s’ centres are an invaluable free service to many caring for children. Except they are nothing of the kind… However, government cuts and financial…